WHEN THE LIGHTS GO OUT BY MARY KUBICA

When The Lights Go Out By Mary Kubica

             ( Stolen Identity )

SYNOPSIS

Jessie Sloane is on the path to rebuilding her life after years of caring for her ailing mother. She rents a new apartment and applies for college. But when the college informs her that her social security number has raised a red flag, Jessie discovers a shocking detail that causes her to doubt everything she’s ever known.

Finding herself suddenly at the center of a bizarre mystery, Jessie tumbles down a rabbit hole, which is only exacerbated by grief and a relentless lack of sleep. As days pass and the insomnia worsens, it plays with Jessie’s mind. Her judgment blurred, her thoughts hampered by fatigue. Jessie begins to see things until she can no longer tell the difference between what’s real and what she’s only imagined.

Meanwhile, twenty years earlier and two hundred and fifty miles away, another woman’s split-second decision may hold the key to Jessie’s secret past. Has Jessie’s whole life been a lie or have her delusions gotten the best of her?

 

AUTHOR  :  MARY KUBICA
TITLE       :  WHEN THE LIGHTS GO OUT
Genres     :   Psychological thriller,Suspense,Thriller,Fiction,Psychological fiction
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IT’S ALWAYS THE HUSBAND BY MICHELE CAMPBELL

It's Always The Husband By Michele Campbell

                  ( Who Stands To Gain From Her Death )

 

SYNOPSIS

“Kate, Aubrey, and Jenny. They first met as college roommates and soon became inseparable, even though they are as different as three women can be.

Twenty years later, one of them is standing at the edge of a bridge, and someone else is urging them to jump. How did things come to this?

As the novel cuts back and forth between their college years and their adult years, you see the exact reasons why these women love and hate each other but can feelings that strong lead to murder? Or will everyone assume, as is often the case, that it’s always the husband?”

 

AUTHOR : MICHELE CAMPBELL
TITLE : IT’S ALWAYS THE HUSBAND
Genres : Mystery,Fiction,Murder mystery,Thriller,Suspense,Mystery-thriller
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THIN AIR BY MICHELLE PAVER

Thin Air By Michelle Paver

     ( The Outsider )

 

SYNOPSIS

In 1935, young medic Stephen Pearce travels to India to join expedition with his brother, Kits. The élite team of five will climb Kangchenjunga, the world’s third highest mountain and one of mountaineering’s biggest killers. No one has scaled it before, and they are, quite literally, following in the footsteps of one of the most famous mountain disasters of all time – the 1907 Lyell Expedition.

Five men lost their lives back then, overcome by the atrocious weather, misfortune and ‘mountain sickness’ at such high altitudes. Lyell became a classic British hero when he published his memoir, Bloody, But Unbowed, which regaled his heroism in the face of extreme odds. It is this book that will guide this new group to get to the very top.

As the team prepare for the epic climb, Pearce’s unease about the expedition deepens. The only other survivor of the 1907 expedition, Charles Tennant, warns him off. He hints of dark things ahead and tells Pearce that, while five men lost their lives on the mountain, only four were laid to rest.

But Pearce determined to go ahead and complete something that he has dreamed of his entire life. As they get higher and higher, and the oxygen levels drop, he starts to see dark things out of the corners of his eyes. As macabre mementoes of the earlier climbers turn up on the trail, Stephen starts to suspect that Charles Lyell’s account of the tragedy was perhaps not the full story…

 

AUTHOR : MICHELLE PAVER
TITLE : THIN AIR
Genres : Historical fiction,Mystery,Horror,Psychological fiction,Adventure,Ghost story
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APART IN THE DARK BY ANIA AHLBORN

Apart In The Dark By Ania Ahlborn

Now available for the first time in a print edition—two terrifying novellas from bestselling author Ania Ahlborn,“a great storyteller who spins an atmosphere of dread literally from the first page” (Jeff Somers).

SYNOPSIS

 

THE PRETTY ONES

New York,1977. The sweltering height of the Summer of Sam. The entire city gripped with fear,but all Nell Sullivan worries about is whether she’ll ever make a friend. The self-proclaimed “Plain Jane” does her best to fit in with the girls at work,but Nell’s brother,Barrett, assures her that she’ll never be like them. When Nell manages to finally garner some much-yearned-for attention,the unthinkable happens to her newfound friend. The office pool blames Son of Sam,but Nell knows the awful truth because doing the devil’s work is easy when there’s already a serial killer on the loose.

 

 

I CALL UPON THEE

Maggie Olsen had a pretty ordinary childhood—swimming and sleepover, movie nights and dad jokes. And then there were the other things,the darker things,the shadow that followed her home from the cemetery and settled into the corners of her home,refusing to let her grow up in peace. Now,after three years away from the place she’s convinced she inadvertently haunted,and after yet another family tragedy strikes, Maggie is forced to return to the sweltering heat of a Savannah summer to come to terms with her past. All along,she’s been telling herself, it was just in your head,and she nearly convinces herself that she’d imagined it all. But the moment Maggie steps into the foyer of her family home,she knows. The darkness is still here. And it’s been waiting for Maggie’s return….

 

AUTHOR  : ANIA AHLBORN
TITLE.      : APART IN THE DARK
Genres     : Psychological fiction,Thriller,Suspense,Fiction,Short story,Horror Fiction,Domestic fiction
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PAPER GHOSTS BY JULIA HEABERLIN

Paper Ghosts By Julia Heaberlim

            ( A Map Of Death And Despair )

 

SYNOPSIS

Carl Louis Feldman is an old man who once took photographs. That was before he tried for murder and acquitted. Before dementia and his admission to a Texas care facility. Now his daughter has come to see him,to take him on a trip. Only she’s not his daughter,and,if she has her way,he’s not coming back

Because Carl’s past has finally caught with him. The woman driving the car convinced he’s guilty,and that he’s killed other young women. Including her sister Rachel.

Now they’re driving across Texas,following his photographs,his clues, his crimes. To see if he remembers any of it. To discover what happened to Rachel. Has Carl truly forgotten what he did or is he just pretending? Perhaps he’s guilty of nothing and she’s the liar. Either way,in driving him into the Texan badlands she’s taking a terrible risk.

For if Carl really is a serial killer,she’s alone in the most dangerous place of all…

 

AUTHOR : JULIA HEABERLIN
TITLE : PAPER GHOSTS
Genres : Mystery,Fiction,Thriller,Suspense,Psychological fiction
Recommendation Links : http://www.juliaheaberlin.com
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THE LOST WOMAN BY SARA BLAEDEL

The Lost Woman By Sara Blaedel

              (    The Controversial Case    )

 

SYNOPSIS

A housewife is the target of a shocking, methodical killing. Shot with a hunting rifle through her kitchen window,the woman is dead before she hits the ground.

Though murdered in England,it turns out that the woman,Sofie Parker, is actually a Danish citizen who’s been on the Missing Persons list for almost two decades,so Louise Rick called on to the case. Then,in an unexpected twist,the police discover that Sofie been reported missing eighteen years ago by none other than Eik,Louise Rick’s police colleague and lover.

Impulsive as ever,Eik rushes to England,and ends up in jail on suspicion of Sofie’s murder. Completely blindsided by Eik’s connection to the case,Louise is thoroughly unsettled and sick with worry,yet she must set aside her own emotional turmoil if she hopes to find the killer in what will become her most controversial case yet…

 

AUTHOR : SARA BLAEDEL
TITLE : THE LOST WOMAN
Genres : Mystery-crime,Fiction,Suspense,Police procedural, Thriller,Crime
Recommendation Links : http://www.sarablaedel.com
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DEATH NOTE; ANOTHER NOTE BY NISIO ISIN

DEATH NOTE ; ANOTHER NOTE BY NISIO ISIN

Death Note: Another Note By Nisio Isin

( Roadmap To The Next Murder )

There’s a serial killer loose in Los Angeles and the local authorities need help fast. For some reason the killer has left a string of maddeningly arcane clues at each crime scene. Each of the clues, it seems, is an indecipherable roadmap to the next murder.

Onto the scene come L, the mysterious super-sleuth. Despite his peculiar working habits, he’s never shown his face in public – but this time, he needs help.

Enlisting the services of FBI agent named Naomi Misora, L starts snooping around city of Angels. It soon becomes clear that the killing spree is a psychotic riddle designed to specifically engage L in a battle of wits.

Stuck in the middle between killer and investigator, it’s up to Misora yo navigate both the dead bodies and the egos so solve the Los Angeles Murder cases.

AUTHOR: NISIO ISIN
TITLE: DEATH NOTE; ANOTHER NOTE
Genre: Murder mystery, Crime, Serial killer
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RECONSTRUCTING AMELIA BY KIMBERLY McCREIGHT

Reconstructing Amelia By Kimberly McCreight

( The Anonymous Text Message )

Kate Baron, a single mother and a lawyer, was interrupted by a phone call with a disturbing new: her daughter Amelia caught cheating so the school had suspended. Kate can’t believe that Amelia, an intelligent and level-headed girl who’s never been in trouble would do something like that. But by the time she arrives at the Grace Hall, Kate’s faced with far more devastating news. Amelia is dead.

Seemingly unable to cope with what she’d done, a despondent Amelia has jumped from the school’s roof in an act of “spontaneous” suicide. At least that’s the story Grace Hall and the police tell Kate. And overwhelmed as she is by her own guilt and shattered by grief, it is the story that Kate believes until she gets the anonymous text : she didn’t jump.

sifting through Amelia’s text messages, social media postings and cell phone logs, Kate determined to learn the heartbreaking truth about why Amelia was on Grace Hall’s roof that day – and why she died.

AUTHOR: KIMBERLY McCREIGHT
TITLE: RECONSTRUCTING AMELIA
Genre: Mystery, Thriller.
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A FEAST OF CARRION BY KEITH MCCARTHY

A Feast Of Carrion By Keith McCarthy

 

             ( RIPPLES SURROUNDING THE DEATH OF NIKKI EXNER )

 

SYNOPSIS

Any death within St. Benjamin of Pathology would create ripples, but that of Nikki Exner is far from ordinary: her theatrical murder horrifies everyone. The police have fingered a suspect, but John Eisenmenger, former forensic pathologist, thinks they are mistaken.

Teaming up with solicitor Helena Fleming – who has her own reasons for wanting to prove the police wrong, he sets out to discover the truth. As they do so, there is more at stake than uncovering identity of a murderer.

 

AUTHOR: KEITH McCARTHY
TITLE: A FEAST OF CARRION
Genres: Forensic-mystery,Mystery,Mystery-crime
Recommendation Links: http://www.keithmccarthy.com
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WITH A PASSION PUT TO USE BY KEITH McCARTHY

With A Passion Put To Use By Keith McCarthy

( Unnatural Deaths )

When John Eisenmenger is unwilling to accept his boss’s death from natural causes diagnosis on an autopsy, he goes to old friend DI Beverley Wharton. When this and other unnatural deaths lead to Atopia, a private clinic for treatment of allergies run by a Dr Dreifus – whose wife has just been found dead, it seems that there is more to this than ‘death by natural causes’ .

John Eisenmenger and Helen Flemming are expectant parents. John takes a job as a pathologist at a local clinic impending the birth of his first child with his partner Helen. He runs into trouble with his new boss, a tyrant who, it’s whispered often ignores suspicious autopsy findings or, worse, covers them up so his lab can run smoothly.

John’s first autopsy uncovers some inconsistencies and he announces publicly that there are possible indications of an unnatural death, his boss is livid. Compelled to investigate further as a way of diving his job, John hooks up with an old friend, Detective Beverley Wharton to investigate the suspected murder.

AUTHOR: KEITH McCARTHY
TITLE: WITH A PASSION PUT TO USE
Genres: Forensic-mystery, Fiction, Crime
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THE FINAL ANALYSIS BY KEITH McCARTHY

The Final Analysis By Keith McCarthy

( The Mortuary Assistant And His Twin Brother )

Five identical murders; and the victims bodies and organs were playfully dissected. Melkior Pendred, a highly skilled mortuary technician got arrested and convicted for these crimes. Beverly Wharton was sure that he’s the guilty man, but her colleague, Sergent Homer, had always thought she had caught the wrong man and it was his twin, Martin, who was responsible.

Melkior Pendred is dead and another person killed the same way. Chief Inspector William Homer now have to prove that Martin Pendred is the killer. He got arrested but later released on technicality after intervention of his solicitor, Helena Flemming.

Beverly Wharton begins to fear for her career when another murder occurred and Martin cannot found. She calls on John Eisenmenger who had been the pathologist on the original murders, and he immediately noticed a different technique between the past and present murders.

He soon discover the last piece of evidence that will show who is behind the current murders.

AUTHOR: KEITH McCARTHY
TITLE: THE FINAL ANALYSIS
Genres: Forensic-mystery, Fiction, Mystery-crime
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THE DEVIL’S SERENADE BY CATHERINE CAVENDISH

The Devil's Serenade By Catherine Cavendish

( THE CURSED SUMMER )

“Madeleine Chambers of Hargest House” has a certain grandeur to it. But as Maddie enters the Gothic Mansion she inherited from her aunt,wonders if it walls remember what she’s blocked out of the summer she turned sixteen.

She barely settled in before a series of bizarre events drive her to question her sanity. Aunt Charlotte’s favourite song shouldn’t echo down the halls. The roots of a faraway willow shouldn’t reach into the cellar and a child skipping from room to room.

As the barriers in her mind begin to crumble, Madge recalls the long ago summer she looked into the face of evil. Now, she faces something worse. The mansion’s long-dead builder, who has unfinished business – and a demon that hungers for her very soul.

AUTHOR: CATHERINE CAVENDISH
TITLE: THE DEVIL’S SERENADE
Genres: Paranormal, Horror
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HIMSELF BY JESS KIDD

Himself By Jess Kidd

( The Hidden Truth About Mahony’s Mother )

When Mahony returns to Mulderring, a speck of a place on Ireland’s west coast, he brings only a photograph of hos long-lost mother and a determination to do with the villager’s lies.

His arrival causes cheeks to flush and arms to fold in disapproval. No one in the village living or dead – will tell what happened to the teenage mother who abandoned him as a baby, despite Mahony’s certainty that more than one of them has answers.

Between Mulderrig’s sly priest, its pitiless nurse and a caustic elderly actress throwing herself into her last village play, this will create a unforgettable world of mystery, bloody violence and buried secrets.

AUTHOR: JESS KIDD
TITLE: HIMSELF
Genres: Mystery-crime, Thriller, Mystery
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NIGHTSCAPE BY STEPHEN R. GEORGE

Nightscape By Stephen R.George

( A LITTLE BOY’S NIGHTMARE )

Eight-year-old Evan Laine is afraid to sleep. That’s when they come, the people who want to take him away… the people who want to make him just like them.

Shep Hunter has dedicated his life to destroying the creatures who killed his brother. And now through Evan, he is going to face them in their hiding place – the place they call the “CRECHE” And even though they were far from human, he was going to send them straight to Hell.

AUTHOR: STAPLE R. GEORGE
TITLE: NIGHTSCAPE
Genre: Fiction, Horror Recommendation Links: http://www.stephenrgeorge.com
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RX FOR RETRIBUTION ~ SYLVIA A. NASH

RX For Retribution By Sylvia A. Nash

( DEATH CAUSED BY MEDICAL NEGLIGENCE )

When two small town doctors are murdered under similar circumstances, police suspect random act of violence no longer applies. Their discovery that each man lost a patient because of medical negligence strengthens their suspicion.

Dr. Ellen Guthrie has struggled most of her adult life with the issue of colleagues force her to face both the issue and the killer head-on as her psychological clashes turn personal and physical.

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